Mirror Traffic - Stephen Malkmus
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8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

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  1. Nov 3, 2011
    9
    Originally named L.A. guns, Mirror Traffic was recorded before Malkmus went on a reunion tour with Pavement in 2010. Beck joined Malkmus in the studio as a producer to bring this album to some kind of 90â
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80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 40 Critics

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  1. 80
    Malkmus, along with producer Beck, direct the music on Mirror Traffic with playful lyrics and flourishing styles that versatile and extended enough, shine with ease.
  2. Sep 6, 2011
    60
    Casually clever lyrics, gloriously fuzzy guitar leads and that immediately identifiable off-kilter pop genius dominate.
  3. Mirror Traffic, Malkmus's fifth post-Pavement album, is proof that the singer, now 45, hasn't lost an ounce of what made him an iconic figure in the '90s.